in august and the house is back in session. members yanked back from their summer recess by speaker pelosi so they can vote on that $26 billion aid package to prevent thousands of teachers and state worker layoffs. republicans are calling it a bailout for the unions. now, this vote comes on the heels of a new "usa today" analysis that finds pay for workers has more than double the pay of private sector workers. the average pay package for a federal government worker, $123,000. in the private sector, 61 grand. now, in about an hour, president obama will make remarks from the white house rose garden urging lawmakers to give final approval to the aid package and msnbc will be there, of course, with live coverage, it could have been very serious, but, instead, one man's health scare is off the charts. a massachusetts man thought he might have been terribly sick, but, turns out, he had a pea seed in his lungs and it sprouted and it started growing.